Lisa Canny

Award-winning harpist and banjo player from Ireland




About Lisa Canny

Born and bred in County Mayo, Ireland, Lisa Canny is a notably talented musician; best known for her enchanting covers and sold out live performances.

Lisa has performed to crowds of 50,000 and has toured all of the U.S., Canada, Europe & Russia as lead singer with Celtic Crossroads & The Young Irelanders.

She had a Top ten hit with “Lifeline” Ireland 2015, written with grammy-winning songwriter Jodi Marr and won UK Future Music’s 'Songwriting Champion' in 2016.

Other notable awards:-
7-time All Ireland champion on harp and banjo
Event Industry Award Winner 2015
Appeared on 2 PBS Specials, and 'Celtic Gold' to air later in 2018


"Watch Lisa reinvent harp-playing" - Seán Rocks, RTE Arena

"Crossing so many genres it is hard to define" - Ryan Tubridy, The Late Late Show

"Top ten of Irish acts you don’t want to miss” - BBC America